There is a range of community care services available to older people, all intended to help frail older people and those with a disability to live independently in their own homes for as long as possible. Services include Community Aged Care Packages, Extended Aged Care at Home Packages, and a broad range of services under the Home & Community Care Program.
Southern Cross care offers Community Aged Care Packages (CACPs) in a number of locations.
Under CACPs people can access low level aged care in their home for assistance in personal care, domestic assistance and the like. CACPs are very flexible. Subject to individual need the types of services may include personal care, social support, transport to appointments, home help, meal preparation and/or gardening.
Southern Cross Care also provides an Emergency Call system and a smoke detector for your home.
Further information is available from Community Aged Care Packages (CACPs)